March 11, 2013

Camouflaged Compassion

Yellowhammering in Afghanistan | KABUL, Afghanistan - What's your stereotype of a military member?
It's okay. We all have preconceived notions of what kind of people take on certain roles or positions in our society.

If you're like most, a soldier is someone who is not as well-educated or enlightened as other professions. Their first instincts revolve around shooting, killing, violence of action kind of stuff. They're not very . . . refined.

Compassionate? Not one of the words that comes to mind, is it?

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